The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mobile, AL

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The senior population of Mobile, Alabama, is a good representation of the overall U.S. population, as the two share the same proportion of people 65 years and over, which is 16% according to Census statistics. As one of Alabama's southernmost cities, Mobile is generally warmer in winter compared to the state overall and gets almost zero snow. It also experiences more sunny days than the national average, which is preferable for many seniors.

According to the Genworth 2019 Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Mobile costs an average of $3,200 per month, which is just $50 below Alabama's average. All other types of care included in the survey are slightly more expensive in Mobile when compared to the state. Nursing care costs are higher in Mobile by $136 per month, while in-home and adult day care costs are higher by $133 and $27 per month, respectively. The overall cost of living in Mobile is only 0.4% less than the statewide average with no significant difference in any single cost category.

Keep reading to find out more about the top 10 assisted living facilities in Mobile.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Mobile

Somerby of Mobile

Address: 901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
Phone Number: (800) 949-7614
Website: https://www.somerbyseniorliving.com/community/mobile-al

Somerby of Mobile is a large, upscale retirement community located roughly 9 miles west of downtown Mobile. It's just minutes from several churches and shopping centers, and under a mile from Providence Hospital. Residents can take part in regularly scheduled social and cultural activities, including group outings, and relax in the game room with cards and billiards. The wellness program uses the indoor heated pool for light aerobic exercise, and residents can express themselves in the art studio. We included Somerby of Mobile in our list for its upscale amenities and large selection of floor plans.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,795
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 50

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 89

Ashbury Manor

Address: 6562 Old Shell Road, Mobile, AL 36608
Phone Number: (251) 317-3017
Website: http://www.ashburymanormobile.com

Ashbury Manor is a small senior care community that specializes in Alzheimer's and similar cognitive issues. It's located next to the University of South Alabama and near a major hospital, shopping malls and a variety of restaurants. All caregivers are trained and certified in CPR and dementia care, including the Teepa Snow strategies, known as the Positive Approach. Residents dine together as family in a homelike environment under the supervision and care of staff. We included Ashbury Manor in our list for its specialization in memory care and its smaller size compared to most options in the area.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Not Listed
Number of Beds: 16

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 10

Dauphin Way Senior Living

Address: 3085 Dauphin Square Conn, Mobile, AL 36607
Phone Number: (251) 450-1110
Website: https://dauphinwayalf.com

Dauphin Way Senior Living is a midsized assisted living facility located approximately 4 miles west of downtown Mobile. It's just blocks away from Interstate 65 and about a mile from Springhill Medical Center. A secure courtyard provides a safe place for seniors to walk and get some sun or light exercise, and the staff organizes group trips to nearby stores. Common areas have a homelike feel, with elegant furniture, a piano and shelves full of books. Units have individually controlled thermostats and oversized bathrooms with walk-in showers and accessibility features. Certified nursing assistance is available.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Private and Semiprivate Studio Apartments
Number of Beds: 40

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 5

Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

Address: 3440 Hillcrest Road, Mobile, AL 36695
Phone Number: (251) 665-9063
Website: https://www.elmcroft.com/community/elmcroft-of-heritage-woods-alabama

Elmcroft of Heritage Woods provides assisted living, memory care and respite in a large facility approximately 10 miles southwest of the CBD in Mobile. Residents can enjoy the pleasant Alabama climate on the facility's landscaped grounds and walking paths, including the secure courtyard with gardens and bird feeders. Local businesses sponsor birthday parties for the residents, and group trips are regularly scheduled for lunch and entertainment. The Port of Call program showcases interesting food and cultures from faraway lands every month, and staff organize picnics, barbecues and holiday parties.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,275
Room Types: Private and Semi-Private Studio Apartments
Number of Beds: 89

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 52

Crowne Place

Address: 3720 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36608
Phone Number: (251) 344-3866
Website: https://crownehome.com

Crowne Place provides assisted living and nursing and is located off Interstate 65 in west Mobile. It's next to Spring Hill Golf Course, and Springhill Medical Center is just across the road. Residents can join walking groups, card games and trivia clubs and be entertained by visits from local schools and musicians. Nearby churches host Catholic mass every week at the on-site chapel. Registered and licensed nurses are on staff, and the physical rehabilitation unit can provide therapy and skilled nursing. This rehab unit is one of the features that earned Crowne Place a spot in our top 10 list.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,765
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 80

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 12

Brookside Senior Living Community

Address: 2260 Pesnell Court, Mobile, AL 36695
Phone Number: (251) 639-0494
Website: http://www.livingatbrookside.com/assistedLiving.html

Brookside Senior Living Community provides independent and assisted living in the Overton neighborhood of west Mobile. The community features a classic 19th-century style chapel and is surrounded by woods, landscaped grounds and walking paths. On-site care includes rehab and skilled nursing, and doctors are available for more comprehensive care. Free scheduled transportation is provided for shopping and group lunches at nearby restaurants, and escorts are available for appointments. Guests are welcome to visit for a meal at an additional cost. We ranked Brookside among Mobile's top 10 for its on-site features and skilled nursing.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Detached Homes
Number of Beds: 32

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 7

Knollwood Pointe

Address: 5601 Girby Road, Mobile, AL 36693
Phone Number: (800) 430-5207
Website: https://knollwoodpointe.com

Knollwood Pointe is an assisted living community with memory care capabilities located in the suburb of Canterbury, just a few blocks from Route 90 for easy access to Mobile. This tree-lined facility sits across the road from a medical park with a pharmacy and specialist clinics. Caregivers and licensed nurses are on duty 24/7, and residents can request help anywhere in the building with the alert system. Seniors can participate in arts and crafts, exercise groups, games and trips to the local taqueria and other restaurants. On-site devotional services are available every Sunday.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,600
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 23

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 42

Murray House

Address: 1257 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36604
Phone Number: (251) 432-2272
Website: https://www.murrayhouseliving.com

Murray House is a Christian-based assisted living community located off Route 90 and is just under a mile from Mobile's central business district. The area is mostly residential, with a pharmacy across the road and multiple nearby churches. Transportation is available for off-site activities and appointments, and the on-site chapel provides Christian services. Staff can coordinate with local health care providers, such as doctors and physical therapists, and a nurse is on staff for medication management. We placed Murray House in this list for its proximity to Mobile's CBD and public transit routes.

Starting Monthly Cost: $1,800 semi-private; $2,800 private
Room Types: Private and Semi-Private Studio Apartments
Number of Beds: 64

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 50

Atria Regency

Address: 4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
Phone Number: (251) 380-0053
Website: https://www.atriaseniorliving.com/retirement-communities/atria-regency-mobile-al

Atria Regency is a large assisted living and memory care community in west Mobile. It's across the road from Regency Church of Christ and just blocks away from a small medical center. Regularly scheduled activities include retro fashion shows hosted by visiting students from the University of South Alabama, as well as parties for St. Patrick's Day and other cultural events. Friends and family can use the private dining room for special dinners or host a barbecue at the outdoor grill. All residents are equipped with emergency call systems, and licensed nurses are on duty 24/7.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,600
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 83

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 51

Stacey Manor Assisted Living

Address: 1045 Novatan Road N, Mobile, AL 36608
Phone Number: (251) 649-7021
Website: http://staceymanor.com

Stacey Manor Assisted Living is a small community located 15 miles outside of Mobile. It's set in a quiet area just off Route 70, on the south side of Big Creek Lake near the Mississippi border. The interior and exterior designs help create a homelike environment, and the relatively low number of residents is an advantage for some seniors. Caregivers are always awake to help residents, and assistance from a registered nurse is also available 24/7. Stacey Manor is a Christian-based facility with on-site spiritual services.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Not Listed
Number of Beds: 16

Reviews:

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 12

Learn More About Assisted Living in Mobile

Most of Mobile's assisted living facilities are located miles outside of the central business district and downtown areas, with few choices available for those who'd like to stay closer to the city for family or other reasons. However, most of the facilities in this list are very close to major roads or have public transit available nearby, which are important considerations for visitors who may no longer be able to drive.

Find more information about how to pay for assisted living in Mobile in our city guide.